Total en bloc spondylectomy. A new surgical technique for primary malignant vertebral tumors.

@article{Tomita1997TotalEB,
  title={Total en bloc spondylectomy. A new surgical technique for primary malignant vertebral tumors.},
  author={K Tomita and Norio Kawahara and Hisatoshi Baba and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya and Takuya Fujita and Yasumitsu Toribatake},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1997},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={324-33}
}
STUDY DESIGN The study of seven patients with primary malignant or benign aggressive tumors who underwent a new aggressive surgical technique termed "total en bloc spondylectomy" is reported. OBJECTIVES To report a new surgical technique of total en bloc spondylectomy for complete, resection of primary spinal malignancy and for oncologic curability. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The conventional approach for primary spinal malignancy is via intralesional piecemeal resection, and very few… CONTINUE READING

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